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Nov 5, 2013 8:30pm PST
, and even took one fifth of african-americans. what's more, obama care nearly cost terry mcauliffe the virginia governor's race. clearly republicans now have a pattern for winning the white house in 2016 and a new star in the front ranks of possible candidates. >> i know that tonight a dispirited america, angry with their dysfunctional government in washington -- [ cheers ] >> -- looks to new jersey to say, is what i think happening really happening? are people really coming together? >> well, the fact is, new jersey's very impressive. i would say also frankly there are a lot of other impressive republican governors around the country. but i think tonight we can look at this. and i know you don't want to hear it. i think the biggest story of the actual events of today were terry mcauliffe going from 15 points ahead 10 days ago to almost losing while outspending his opponent by at least 4 to 1. and the only change was obama care. >> well first of all, you can't possibly be falling for this chris christie stunt where he runs the score up by dodging cory booker, wasting $12 mil
PBS
Nov 10, 2013 3:30pm PST
to watch your language. [ laughter ] >> huge contrast to president obama. in so many different ways and often people look for the next president as an anecdote. he will be chairman of the republican governor's association. he will travel to all the critical states. his campaign manager is moving to new hampshire. so he is putting the pieces in place. if he could navigate around the extremist in his own party he should get a medal for courage. at least. >> he thrown out all the signals this will go beyond new jersey. doing the sunday talk shows. she talking about washington, d.c. in his future. it is really early. giuliani was out ahead but disappeared but he shown he is adept at seeing what makes him popular and sticking to it. after the hurricane his popularity rose but rather than having dissipate he held on tait. -- to it. he is more politically savvy and might hang on to the numbers. republicans will get behind him because they want to win and he could win because he is a main stream candidate and he has charisma. charisma wins elections. >> he is down to earth. >> very down to
FOX News
Nov 7, 2013 10:00am PST
hemmer. would you call it the martha- thon. democrats up for reelection worried about obama care will drag them down and they want the president to do something about. that chris is here and what are you hearing among the democrats today? >> considerable. we can tell from the meeting that the president had yesterday afternoon not on his schedule with almost all of the senate democrats that are up for reelection in 2014 and they are worried. they are worried about the all of the problems with obama care. they saw what happened on tuesday in virginia where mccoughive had a lead and cuccinelli talked about obama care and cuccinelli barely lost because of the emphasis on obama care. they worry they could face the same problem a year from now. none senator said there is a lot of pent- up frustration. when you listened to kathleen sebelius's testimony and heat coming from republicans and democrats, the issue becomes does the president do something about this and if so, what? >> the only thing he could concievably they deplayed the penalty phase from midmarch and when kathleen sebelius
FOX News
Nov 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
charge it's an effort to change the subject from obama care to blowing up tradition in the senate. this is special report. >>> good evening, i'm bret bear owing oig. timing is everything. today the president is caught in a whirlpool p criticism over his signature health plan. ace his allies threw him a political life preserver. charles krauthammer is in new york reacting to what is called the nuclear option. ed henry is at the white house. but we begin with mike emanuel at the capital. >> republican leaders are accusing democrats of a power grab and threatening that they will live to regret this bold move. complaining of grid lock, senate democrats changed the rules eliminating filibusters for most presidential nominations. the vote was mostly along party lines and scraps nearly 225 years of precedent. >> the change would ensure executive and judicial nominations, an up and down vote on confirmation. the rule change will make closuclos cloture for all nominations. >> three temperatures vot democ the go. . mitch mcconnell accused reid of going nuclear. >> millions of americans are
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 3:00am PST
obama. number three on our listing our countdown goes to u.s. congressman of texas. the tea partier grabbed headlines when he sided with birthers and openly discussed impeaching the president. he's an are a dent supporter of ted cruz 2016 campaign for president. this is a clip from his appearance here on "hardball" in september. it's remarkable. >> obama is president, ted cruz can be president. >> this is serious business. is he eligible to be president? you've been touting the guy. >> i think he's eligible. i'm giving you a yes answer. >> if obama was born overseas even that crazy theory of donald trump is true he still would be eligible to be president by that standard. >> we're talking about ted cruz. >> can't you project an inch mentally. >> i'm telling you president obama is the president. if he's eligible to be president -- >> you brought this up. >> what better way -- yes. >> was he a legitimately elected president of the united states? >> i wasn't in congress to determine that. that was determined before i got here. >> howard fineman he won't do it. he's afraid of losing one
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 9:00am PST
. this is a clip from the appearance on "hardball" in september. it's remarkable. >> obama is president, ted cruz can be president. >> what do you mean? this is serious business, congressman. >> absolutely. >> you've been touting the guy, said he can run for president. explain. is he eligible? you brought it up, i didn't. >> i think he's eligible. i'm giving you a yes answer. >> if obama was born overseas to an american mother even if the crazy theory of donald trump is true eden eligible by that standard. >> we're talking about ted cruz. >> can't you an inch mentally, just an inch. >> i'm telling you president obama is the president. if he can be president ted cruz -- >> you brought this up. >> yes. >> is he legitimately like the president of the united states? >> i wasn't in congress to determine that. that was determined before i got here. >> howard fineman, he won't do it. i guess he's afraid of losing one or two votes out there by saying this is a duly elected united states. >> if you dig down to the very core, to the ninth level -- to the ninth level of the anti-obama movement, you find peo
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
the health care law. that vote took place just a day after president obama proposed changes that would allow people who received cancellation notices to keep their plans for another year. next, a roundtable discussion from this morning's washington journal about the future of the health care law in light of the actions by congress and the president. >> two publications represented on the sunday roundtable. michael warren, the staff writer for "the weekly standard," and paul walden, thank you for being with us. i wanted to get with you because you have this memo to democratic chicken little, the sky is not falling. the headlines focusing on the beginning of the end when it comes to domestic agenda items. >> i think we have the tendency to believe -- whatever is happening right now is going to be that way forever. you might remember a couple of months ago people were saying that the fact that barack obama couldn't get a vote on his proposal to have the action against syria and his presidency was crippled. then we had the shutdown. people were saying the republicans were never going to win anot
FOX News
Nov 17, 2013 9:00am PST
colby. topping the news this hour, this is new reaction to president obama's health care fix. what lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are now saying about the president's latest promise to let americans keep their canceled health insurance plans. >> severe tornadoes and thunderstorm warnings. now in the midwest. we will show you where millions of americans should be on alert for the extreme weather coming their way. >> we get the latest the growing mystery that is surrounding the disappearance of a san diego family. their remains believed to have been uncovered in the california desert. >>> first, sounding off on obama care. will is a lot of that this morning. democrats, republicans, leaders of the insurance industry all speaking out about the troubled health care rollout. offering their take on the president's recent announcement he will extend insurance plans for all americans who received those cancellation notices because of the health care law. >> plenty of new fallout over the affordable care act on stunned talk shows. the president under fire. millions are getting kicked o
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
to stand for principle, and in particular obama care is not working. >> shame on you! >> i'm telling you, the flying monkeys are coming. >> is it true or is it false? >> simply unbearable. >> is that true or false? and she refused to answer it. >> as frustrating as healthcare.gov may be sometimes, we are going to get this done. >> did he make the call yesterday or did joe biden call the wrong party? >> over the course of the next year or two, you're going to have a very big success for affordable health coverage in this country. >> president and his allies are whistling past the political graveyard. >> don't you wish we had like little ruby slippers. we could like, there's no place like home, there's no place like home. >> there's no place like home. >> did you bring a whiteboard. >> i did. >> the bottom of this carol seems to be endless. >> it's almost like we're in a movie. >> i'm melting! melting! . ♪ just got to get out, just got to get right out of here ♪ >> good to have you with us here tonight. folks, thanks for watching. the right wing smear machine is out in full force again
FOX News
Nov 26, 2013 10:00am PST
alert. the supreme court will take on obama care, the justices agreeing today to take up a lawsuit over one of the controversial parts of the law. the contraception man date. shannon bream is following it live in washington to tell us what is happening on this. >> reporter: bill, this is the second time the justices look at the health care law and how it is impacting employers and individuals in the count row. it is going to be on the court's calendar and be argued next march. this comes from the hobby lobby. the company said religious beliefs will be violated if they are forced to comply and requires employers to provide health coverage that includes all forms of contraception and even those that cause abortion. the court will combine the hobby lobby case with another employer who had a similar claim. the administration has no business forcing citizens to choose between making a living and living free. we trust that the supreme court will greechlt a government that forces citizens to participate in immoral acts like abortion drugs is a government everyone should fear. one of the inter
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 1:00pm PST
at the far right's hatred of president obama. number three on our list in our countdown, u.s. congressman blake fairentold of texas, he sided with a group of birthers in a town hall early this summer, and openly discussed impeaching the president. he is also an ardent supporter of ted cruz, 2016 campaign for president. and this is a clip now from his appearance here on "hardball" in september. it's remarkable. >> obama's president. ted cruz can be president. >> what do you mean? this is serious business, congressman. >> absolutely. >>. >> you've been doubting the guy, said he could run for president. explain. is he eligible. you brought it up. i didn't. >> i think he's eligible. i'm giving you a yes answer. >> so if obama was born overseas to an american mother, even if that crazy theory of donald trump is true, he would still be eligible to be president, by that standard. >> we're talking about ted cruz. >> can't you -- an inch mentally? >> i'm telling you that president obama is the president. if he's eligible to be president -- >> you brought this up. >> what better -- yes. >> is he a
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
there will be another war over obama care. >> these aren't the droids you're looking for. >> and the winner of that war will be the side that tells the truth, and states the facts. >> the winner of the war is going to be the person who tells the truth? say billo, you better tell that to your buddy at 10:00, because he's been lying better than anybody in the business when it comes to health care in this country. you know, last week on this program, i started the segment on this program asking you, who do you trust? who do you trust when it comes to your news? and i told a story about how when i was growing up with walter cronkite, holy smokes, that's the way it was. and "620 minutes" was kind of the same way. boy, have times really changed, huh? question is, who do you trust when it comes to obama care? all the lies and the misinformation have now infiltrated the sunday talking heads. that's right, on sunday, fox news took their misinformation campaign to the next level, with their signature sunday talk show, fox news sunday. heck, hannity could have been anchoring it. chris wallace interviewed two busi
MSNBC
Nov 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
obama won. one year later after a gop autopsy and a vow to rebrand, they haven't learned anything. any moment dozens of senate republicans are expected to vote against a gay rights law that would ban discrimination against gay and lesbian employees in the workplace. that's 39 republicans who didn't get the memo. why? because they haven't learned anything. what about women's rights? republican senator lindsey graham is now launching a new fight against a woman's right to choose. calling for a 20-week abortion ban. >> i've been a pro-life member of congress since day one. i'm proud to lead this charge. >> todd akin was once proud to lead this charge. how'd that work out? again, they haven't learned anything. and this extreme ideology is particularly bad. look at virginia. the republican candidate for governor ken cuccinelli is as far right as they come. he thinks same-sex relationships are immoral, wants to ban abortions with no exception, and once said it's possible the president was born in kenya. and he's plunging in the polls. 12 points behind. so why is that? president obama was in
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
obama care. we don't want more big government. >> don't vote against your own interests. >> there is a certain amount of pushback that needs to happen, because of tea party activities. >> this is a referendum on obama care. >> ahh! >> want to go back, you want to say you are no longer covered any longer. >> we want more leaders like your next governor, ken cuccinelli. >> we're voting against cuccinelli for the governor's position. >> i want synchro nicety in government. ken cuccinelli is not supportive of our president's agenda. >> i'm scared to death of what obama care is doing to virginia virginians. >> nobody likes a cry baby. >> everything they're talking about, it's about undoing the progress. >> grind progress to an absolute halt. >> it's about undoing the progress that the vast majority of the american people think was progress. >> now, we didn't get universal health care, we didn't get the public option. but we got some good things. we moved forward. >> it is the working man's friend, and god bless him. >> i'm ready for round two! i'm ready for round two. >> the
FOX News
Nov 23, 2013 4:00pm PST
for obama care. >> the wheels are falling off. >> and now a warning signs that were ignored and yes, it was before the website was launched. also on on you take me up. >> a passenger goes beserk and threatens to detonate a bomb as authorities scramble. >> and a good samaritan. how one man can make a difference. i am harris faulkner. will united states and allies do a deal with iran tonight? secretary of state john kery and five other world powers are in geneva trying to prevent iran to from building a nuclear people and we are monitoring the talks that ended a short time ago. there could be meetings going on behind closed doors. it is day four of what was supposed to be two days of talks. there are reports of progress being made but the deputy foreign minister said there will be no deal if they refuse to the right of urainium. as we have reported, our allies in the middle east are skeptical to say the least. israel prime minister netanyahu call any agreement for iran a bad deal for the world. molly has been following the developments all day long from washington. >> reporter: a lot
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2013 5:00am PST
governors and politicians to back off and deal with a crucial component of president obama's health care law, the expansion of educate. we find ourselves with who will win the big outstanding state wide election yet to be determined from tuesday night a. key state wide office in virginia. the same office that gave rise to ken cuccinelli. the race is close. it seems there are thousands of ballots that went uncounted on election night. we will film you in on the latest on that. we are wondering if history will, indeed, repeat itself with chris christie playing that role. i have thoughts about that. it involves explaining to you what something called a he cume is. you might want to stick around for that. our friend mellissa harris-perry is taking her dedication will pay off. that is ahead. >>> but first, president obama is waking up in miami, florida today on his tour of southern statesch red southern states encouraging republicans to do something he didn't expect he'd have to be doing 17 months ago. it starts in june of 2012. that's when the supreme court issues its long awaited ruling on obam
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 6:00am PST
the obama 2o 12 playbook. he ran up the score especially in the washington suburbs. in suburb and richmond, democratic state senator easily beat the republican winning the contest by double-digits. the attorney general's race remains too close to call with 99% of the vote in. the democrat mark herring leads them by just over 600 votes. in virginia we do this in the attorney general races a lot these days. bob mcdonald had the nail biter like that. they can request a recount if it's less than 1% of the vote. we will see a rebound in that race. chris christie won reelection in a landslide with 60% of the vote in a state that the president won by 17 points. new york city will have the first democratic mayor in two decad decades. the 109th mayor by a big margin and they chose a progressive path. you got that right. in boston, marty walsh will precede the longest serving mayor. the city councilman with the support of organized labor. here's one should you know about. they -elected the first white mayor in nearly four decades. he ran on the financial turn around and defeated wayne county sheriff
MSNBC
Nov 9, 2013 2:00am PST
a mess. president obama himself has acknowledged that his baby, what he's been fighting for these last four years is sick. he's owned up to the failures of his team which botched the website's launch, and last night in an interview with chuck todd, he owned up to a failure of his own. that people feel betrayed by a promise he made them but couldn't keep. a promise they could keep their insurance if they liked it. let's listen to the president. >> well, first of all, i meant what i said, and we worked hard to try to make sure that we implemented it properly, but obviously we didn't do a good enough job. and i regret that. >> i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. we've got to work hard to make sure that they know we hear them and we're going to do everything we can to deal with folks who find themselves in a tough position as a consequence of this. >> the fact is, these are people in junk plans that could bankrupt them and their families if they ever got sick. the new plans may cost more than they're used to. ask anyone who go
MSNBC
Nov 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
of important issues that have national implications. issues like obama care, med kaed expansion, immigration doesn't happen in america unless it happens in florida. and, of course, voting rights is on the tip of the tongue of every floridan. the 2014 gubernatorial election is here, it is hugely important. former florida governor, charlie crist, right now is the front runner for the democratic nomination. if he gets the go-ahead, he will be taking on republican governor, rick scott. scott, a self-made guy. he loves to tell people that. worth millions. could be the most radical of all republican governors in the bunch. and he's willing to spend up to $100 million to keep his job. scott kicked and screamed every step of the way on obama care. he refused to set up a state exchange. and so far, he has not expanded medicaid, which has hurt a lot of folks. if scott expanded medicaid, it would provide an estimated 1.2 million low-income floridans with life-saving health care. he's as ruthless as they come, folks. on sunday evening, i had an opportunity to sit down with charlie crist about this, and
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
>>> president obama moments ago met with a group of very frustrated democrat senators. ed henry with the breaking details on that meeting. don't go anywhere. but first, it was a busy day on the hill today where the woman many see as the face of the obama care failures was taking heated questions from senators frustrated senators. and republicans who warned that obama care was an atomic bomb about to be dropped on america. >> i am accountable to this committee and to the american public for getting the fixes in place. and we are committed to getting healthcare.gov fixed. >> you've been misleading the american people and the president has over and over and over again. and i would much rather you come up and say, yeah, we were wrong, didn't tell the truth. you, madame secretary must make good on that promise. >> in the last five weeks, access to healthcare.gov has been a frustrating experience for far too many of these americans. it's unacceptable, i'm focused on fixing it and i'm accountable. >> you said america should hold you accountable, which is why today i repeat my request f
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
and the brinksmanship. >> part of the problem, obama care, continuing to hang over our economy like a wet blanket. ♪ >> by bringing down the cost of health care that doesn't just help our economy, it helps bring our deficit down. >> there's no question that the shutdown harmed our jobs market. the gears of our economy, every time they are just about to take off, suddenly somebody taps the brakes. somebody taps the brakes and says not so fast. ♪ ♪ ooh child things are going to get easier ♪ >> always glad to have that tupac when you need him. haters gonna hate. but president obama and workers across the country have something to celebrate. despite all the republican resistance and a 16-day government shutdown, we're still adding jobs. >> we just found out the u.s. economy added 204,000 jobs last month. >> i think that's a pretty good number. obviously oh, you don't like unemployment rate going up. but that's also so much a function of how -- whether people are dropping out oh of the job market or going in. >> most exciting to us in these data were that august and september were revised up.
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
start tonight with this. president obama took back the health care fight today. he unleashed a brisk combination of both defense and offense. he declared people who had their own health insurance before his bill became law had a chance to reup with their current plans. a total failure to present even the outline of their own plan to save the country's 40 million uninsured from life in the emergency room. can the president regain control of the fight? can he begin to stand toe-to-toe with his critics with whom is empty handed? can he win the argument he alone is offering a solution to the country's health care challenge after decades of debate, log jam, and failure. can he win this historic test? howard fineman and jonathan gruber. gruber was an adviser to congress and the president on the affordable care act. anyway, president obama has taken fire for breaking a promise he made to the public that everyone can keep their health insurance plans if they like them. the president made no excuse today for what he said. he announced a move to make good on that promise. here he is. >> i comp
CNN
Nov 5, 2013 10:00pm PST
become such an important state in our national politics. how did it get so close? because of obama care. no question. the president's health care plan and the problems with the rollout of the health care plan were an issue late in the campaign. more than half of virginia voters oppose obama care and they broke overwhelmingly for the republican candidate ken cuccinelli. this is why this one got so close at the end. cuccinelli capitalizing on it. how did terry mcauliffe win despite that? more than four in ten voters oppose the tea party movement. you can see the blue. they broke heavily for terry mcauliffe. also a lot of the advertising in the end targeting women voters in the northern virginia suburbs, that's what made the difference. northern virginia suburbs, 60% of virginia voters. say abortion should be legal. there's a lot of advertising, direct mail, radio spent on this. 67% of those breaking for terry mcauliffe. the republicans will say the health care issue worked. democrats will say they managed to push ken cuccinelli out of the mainstream. want to take a quick look at new jerse
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 9:29am EST
happening again? >> obama care is here now. so you know the reason this happened from our perspective was -- now people understand why we fight obama care so much i guess. you have to understand the mindset of a house republican going into this. we were doing all of these oversight hearings, getting all of this testimony, seeing that this program was not ready for prime time and seeing the damage that was going to come to the people we represent and we wanted to do everything we could to stop it. many of us didn't think that was the right way to stop it. it's very clear that a government shutdown does not stop obama care because the government did shut down and didn't stop obama care. don't think that will be repeated. that's in the past. it's very clear that won't stop obama care. the things that we feared would happen are now happening and we fear the worst is yet to come with respect to obama care. that will not get in the way of a government shutdown. we will keep the government funded at current levels if need be at the end of the day and not have a government shutdown. >> that w
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
't fix this government-run health care plan called obama care. >> i said that i would do everything we can to fix this problem. >> there is no way to fix this. >> and today i'm offering an idea that will help do it. >> i don't think this is ever going to work. >> we actually have a political party and a force in this country that thinks it's the right morally correct thing to do, to take insurance away from a fellow american. >> people want affordable health care. >> there is no way to fix this. >> i'm willing to work with democrats and republicans to fix problems as they arise. >> frankly, i don't think is there way to fix it. >> insurance is real important! >> it's certainly up affordable. >> the original market was not working well. >> this is going to destroy the best health care delivery system in the world. >> i ask the doctor in new york caring for my wife after she had surgery at mayo, what -- doctor, what do the people do that don't have insurance? i didn't get an answer. i got this. >> it's important that we don't pretend somehow that is a place worth going back to. >> the ma
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 3:00am PST
a strong signal about obama care while mcauliffebridge is the bridge to divide. >> despite being out precedented $15 million, this race came down to the wire because of obama care. that message will go out across america tonight. >> the truth is that this election was never a choice between democrats and republicans. it was a choice about whether virginia would continue the main stream bipartisan tradition that has served is so well over the last decade at a time when washington was often broken, just think about what virginia has been able to accomplish when we work together. >> the polls show kind of a wide gap and that terry would win. you put it close. >> 7, 8, 9 poevenlts anybody that spent time in virginia, terry mcauliffe. i like him. he's not a virginia guy. he's not a virginia governor. i lived in northern virginia, i lived in washington during the last campaign. you walk through. i told him this you hear that voice, that's syracuse, new york voice. that's not the voice of a virginia. >> although, he covered tidewater by a lot of votes. >> i will say this, though the fact, c
CNN
Nov 8, 2013 2:00am PST
of obama care that he is sorry. but that isn't stopping the discussion. >> reporter: president obama is apologizing to americans losing their headlight insurance telling nbc. >> i am sorry that they, you know, are find is themselves in this situation based on assurances they got from me. >> reporter: about 5% of americans buy their insurance on the individual market. and some of them are losing their plans as insurance companies cancel policies that don't meet tough new obama care standards. >> we weren't as clear as we needed to be in terms of the changes that were taking place and i want to do everything we can to make sure that people are finding thepgs in a good position, a better position than they were before this law happened. >> reporter: the president said most people getting cancellation letters will be able to get new plans at the same price or cheaper on the new marketplaces. he stuck to the latest promise the troubled healthcare.gov website will be physicaled. >> it is better than it was october 1st and better than last week. i'm confident will be even better by november
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2013 8:00pm EST
-american, black beple, in our country will crazy surprised when obama comes out with a turban on his head. i believe that this man is not black. >> you believe he is not black? i guess we will not find out. thanks for your calls. next i will tell you about tomorrow morning on washington journal. we start the day with a look at the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president john f. kennedy in dallas. we start the day with david hawking's on the washington journal talking about how the white house prepared for kennedy's the funeral. richard rees will talk about the legacy of john kennedy 50 years after his death. and a family-friendly harvey oswald, the assassin, will be our guest tomorrow on "washington journal." the we take you to beginning of the debate on the senate floor over the change in senate old buster rules. -- senate filibuster rules. >> the american people believe that the senate is broken. i believe the american people are right. the united states has wasted unprecedented amount of time. as a result, the work of this country goes undone. congress should be passing legisla
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2013 3:00am PST
country and the democratic party. >> absolutely. >> yeah! >> we don't want obama care. >> nope. >> we don't want more big government. >> no! >> i'm scared to death of what obama care is doing to virgin n virginians. terry mcauliffe is scared of what it's doing to him. [ cheers ] >> vice president joe biden hit the trail saying the election is a chance to push back against extreme ideology. >> i think the motto of the tea party should be back to the future. [ laughter ] >> no, really. think about it. these guys are the antithesis of change and progress. everything they talk about without exaggeration is about turning back what the rest of the country and the world thinks is progress. it's hard to fathom this day being led by a man who rejects all that the new thinking stands for. >> some are pointing out that the vice president didn't mention president obama nor the affordable care act during his entire speech. >> smart move. >> the president campaigned for mcauliffe a day earlier. julie pace, weigh in on the race. >> speaking of biden i don't think you want to talk about obama care when
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 8:00am PST
president obama last night if he had full confidence in sebelius, this was his answer. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets. >> is she still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. >> joining me now, msnbc political director and chief white house correspondent chuck todd, msnbc political analyst and former rnc chair, michael steele, and democratic strategist kiki mclean. chuck, great interview, let's start with you. during that interview that you had with the president yesterday, completing this trifecta from the white house, speaker boehner says an apology is in order but what americans want to hear is that the president is going to keep his promise. republicans ask what does somebody have to do to get fired around here. ten republican senators have asked president obama to fire secretary sebelius. what's your thought here after that conversation. will f
CNN
Nov 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
residents deserve to see it. and people need to judge for themselves what they see obama this video. >> fou, this video was recovered from a hard drive. 's part of a police investigation into gang activity. the mayor was featured prominently in that investigation. there's lots of pages that have been redacted and the mayor's alleged drug abuse. but there were photos that surfaced with rob ford hanging out with known drug members in front of a known crack house. there's also erratic blaif yor, questionable behavior by the mayor. he has since been arrested on extortion charges allegedly threatening those that have the original copy of this video so just thinking further, he says whatever it shows. he lant seen it? >> we don't know why he would be so hope about putting that video in public other than really to show torontoans, those in toronto, that this video is not out there. who knows what the defense is. whether or not he can defend himself even if there is vids owe of me smoking from a glass pipe, you don't really know what's in it. his approval ratings have gone up 5%. they just got a lo
MSNBC
Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
work cut out for us. we need to send barack obama back to chicago. i'd like to send him back to kenya, back to indonesia. >> according to the senior cruz, president obama is a marxist. let's watch this. >> we have to unmask this man. this is a man that seeks to destroy all concept of god. i tell you what. this is classical marxist philosophy. karl marx very clearly said it. marxism requires we destroy god because government must become god. >> senator cruz's office told mother jones quote, pastor cruz does not speak for the senator. but in fact he often does as a surrogate put out by his son. rafael cruz is just more than a senator's father as the national review put it ted cruz has used him as a confidant, a stand-in, and a special envoy. he has sway in his son's inner circle that makes him a power broker. he uses his father for the kind of guidance you'd expect from a consultant. as ted cruz boasted to the magazine, quote, my dad poured himself into my senate race last year in the early months. one day i couldn't make an event so he drove out to west texas alone. and he spoke on my
MSNBC
Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST
to joe and everybody else. >>> we have new polling shoeing the flawed obama care website can't get fixed fast enough for the president. it really can't. according to new cbs news polls, 61% have a negligence via view of obama care. president obama has 32% of americans approving of the way he's handling health care. that's his lowest rate judging. the poll finds 31% believe problems with the website are an isolated issue however 63% think signs of more widespread problems to come. overall just 15% of voters think obama care will help them. 39% say it will do more harm than good. mark halperin, i don't want -- i know what will happen if i am too forceful with this argument but this is in the middle of all the glitches. >> i will tell you without being i hhype hyperbollic big supporters of the law are concerned if poll numbers turn quickly it may be difficult for the president to talk about the positive aspects of the law. it's a crisis that needs to be addressed on substance and on politics and you can see in the white house they are trying to balance being optimistic with recognizing ther
CNN
Nov 10, 2013 9:00am PST
of the union with candy crowley begins right now. >>> iran nuclear talks falter, obama care struggles and white house nominees blocked. the president's dismal fall. >>> today, no go in geneva. >> the window for diplomacy is not stay open indefinitely. >> despite an all in diplomatic -- republican senator lindsay graham joins us with his take on the talks with tehran and the latest twist in the tangle that is benghazi. then. >> welcome to new jersey. virginia, thank you. >> reading the results of 2013 through the prism of 2014 through the party chairs. democrat debra waszer man schultz. >>> abortion, gay rights, immigration, our political panel sorts out the doable from the political. >>> plus -- >> we are obligated to be sure that they get everything they need. >> a reunion with republican senator leader and world war ii veteran bob dole on the two things he knows best. veterans and politics. this is state of the union. in exchange for using some of the sanctions against the country. but the united states, it's european allies all are opening an agreement can be reached. these past three days w
ABC
Nov 10, 2013 8:00am PST
the expansion of medicaid under obama care. >> i do what's best for the people in the state of new jersey every day. and expanding medicaid in the state of new jersey, is a relatively small expansion. it will mean a lot. here's what makes me different than a lot of these other guys, i'm going to do what i think is right for the people who elected me, and a lot of these other folks are always trying to put their figure in the wind and see which way the wind is blowing that day. my job is to run the state of new jersey, and that's what i do every day, and the fact is, george, when you do that, people across the spectrum give you credit. and that's what those election results, 61% on tuesday, show. >> it was a sweeping win. >>> you're also in the news this week because of this book "double down" about the 2012 campaign. extensive section on the romney vice presidential search process, they leaked your file. never seen that happen before. this passage who supervised your background check. a guy named ted newton. he says this -- there are people now, surveying the sum and substance of what the team
MSNBC
Nov 11, 2013 4:00pm PST
are throwing out at the zoo. obama's true enemies are those who back the three dozen states now pushing voter suppression laws to make sure the country doesn't go and elect another back president or a progressive white president. this generation is equivalent of poll taxes and the literacy tests. anything to keep minorities from voting rights. and to this crowd the obama haters add to those who gnaw on the president's health care bill but offer nothing in its place except for the notions of destroying the economy stature. these are the enemies. those who stand in benefit from all the anger, hatred, and indecency of the nasty right while claiming to be above them when they are below them. again humming along with the true haters on the right singing their un-american songs. ed rendell was governor of pennsylvania. david corn is for mother jones mag sooen. both are msnbc political analysts. i think this president has made a big mistake first of all in naming his health care bill obama care which has been used as a term of personal derision especially by those who hate him personally and use any
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